Class IV employees demand rise in pay scale

Peshawar: Demanding up-gradation and increase in pension, class IV employees of different departments of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa staged protests on Sher Shah Suri road on Monday.

“We will block the routine business of civil secretariat from April 28, if government not accepted their demand of revising their pay scale,” Akbar Khan Mohmand, the provincial head of the class IV association said.

“Only officials of high cadre are being given job security, up gradation of scale and other privileges while the lower ranks have been ignored,” said Mohmand.

The protesters decline to listen to PTI MPA Fazli-e-Ilahi who arrived at the spot to reconcile with the protestors and clear the road for traffic. However instead they chanted slogans against the MPA which forced him to escapee from the site.

The protesters were holding the placards inscribed with slogans against the government and black flags. Due to the protest worst kind of huge traffic jam on both sides of Sher Suri Road that created problems for the public.

The protestors said the protest would gradually be extended to other districts of the province while on they would boycott their duties on April 28.

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